The Commercial Finance Association (CFA) is the international trade association dedicated to the asset-based lending, factoring, trade finance and supply chain finance Industries worldwide.
Found in 1944 and headquartered in New York, the CFA has nearly 300 member companies and 18 chapters located throughout the United States, Mexico and Canada. CFA members include a diverse collection of lending institutions that range from international banks to independent entrepreneurial finance companies. Membership is comprised of 24% Banks and 76% Non-Bank Financial Institutions.
CFA membership is by organization, not by individual. All employees of a member company can take advantage of CFA membership benefits. CFA members are able to stay connected, educated, & informed in the asset-based lending and factoring industries. Members also have access to numerous tools and resources that allow you to connect and network with industry leaders.
CFA’s mission is to promote, through education, the sound development of asset-based financial services. CFA offers several publications, including “The Secured Lender,” a bi-monthly magazine devoted exclusively to the asset-based financial services industry. “TSL Express” email news bulletin, which is sent out three times per week, features links to breaking industry news, deals and personnel announcements and CFA’s monthly e-newsletter features updates and news on all things CFA.
CFA conducts conventions and conferences throughout the year including an Annual Convention, CFA’s Independent Finance & Factoring Roundtable, CFA’s International Lending Conference, CFA’s Factoring World, CFA’s Asset-Based Capital Conference and various regional networking and chapter events. In addition, CFA provides a number of educational events and programs for members interested in furthering their careers and professional development.
For more information, visit www.cfa.com.